INTERNATIONAL BEST RESEARCHER AWARD in the field of Urban Climatology

Yukihiro Kikegawa is currently a professor in the field of urban climatology and thermal environmental science at Meisei University in Tokyo, Japan. He received B.S. and M.S. degree in Geophysics from Tohoku University, and Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 2001. His main research interest is in the interaction between climate and human activities especially in urban areas. He has been developing his original numerical models which can simulate the urban-building-energy-climate system.